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DEV 0970 Basic Algebra

Overview

Course Description

Review of arithmetic and basic algebra concepts and skills including operations involving signed numbers and fractions, factoring, polynomials, rational expressions and equations, exponents, solving systems of equations, radicals, quadratic equations, equations involving radicals or rational exponents, linear equations, and applications.

Prerequisites

ACT < 22 or SAT < 520 or MPL < 4 or high school math deficiency.

Modes of Instruction

Mastery learning.

Download: DEV 0970 Math Studio brochure (PDF)

Grading

Grading is Pass/Unsatisfactory. Credit does not apply toward graduation.

Current & Prospective Students

Prospective Student Employees

A Proctor provides assistance to small group of students taking the DEV 0970 Basic Algebra course.  The Proctor facilitates the progress of these students by explaining algebra concepts and answering questions.  Since Proctors meet with the same group of students during each of their class times, new Proctors must be available to work consistently at those times (e.g. 8-10:00 a.m. every MW.)  New Proctors must be available to work at least 3 of the regularly scheduled sections of DEV 0970 during their first semester of employment.

Formal and on-the-job training will be provided.

Applicants must have a Math Placement Level of at least Level 5 or ACT Math > 26 or SAT Math > 619 or an A or B in College Algebra or a higher level math course.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. All fields of study are represented among our proctors. This is a great opportunity for intending education majors.

To apply for the position fill out the proctor application and availability forms located below.

Complete the DEV 0970 Proctor Application.

Contact Information

Coordinator, Basic Algebra
University College
Office: 165 Math/Microbiology Bldg.
Mail: 120 Math/Microbiology Bldg.
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001
(937) 775-2485   
Fax: (937) 775-2081